In My Commonplace Book: Two Mausoleums and a Bottle of Wine

I was recently invited to a friend’s home on a Wine Wednesday to share some ghost stories . She thought a live version of my #humpdayhaunts series (on Instagram) would pair well with wine. This was my first time being a “guest speaker” on a paranormal subject, so I was very anxious! I decided to narrow… Continue reading In My Commonplace Book: Two Mausoleums and a Bottle of Wine

The 5 Scariest Mausoleums in America

Recently on Twitter, I was talking with a few of you about Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997-2002). For those unfamiliar with this television show: each episode shared supernatural stories, then revealed whether the stories were fact or fiction at the end of the episode. My favorite story from the show, “The Secret of the Family Tomb,” was… Continue reading The 5 Scariest Mausoleums in America

Haunted Cemetery Statues in the United States

In elementary school, our music teacher played a 1980s PBS cartoon set to Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre” on Halloween. The cartoon began with a statue of a cloaked skeleton coming to life after sunset, using his instrument to summon skeletons from their graves. Since then, I have always imagined the statues I see in cemeteries becoming animated at… Continue reading Haunted Cemetery Statues in the United States

My Cemetery Bucket List (Ongoing)

Kira Butler from The Midnight Society recently posted her cemetery bucket list, which inspired me to create my own list in my commonplace book. My list is strictly American cemeteries (for now), because mama is broke. Below is my list, which is always growing. Many were chosen because they are reportedly haunted (of course). Am I missing any must-see… Continue reading My Cemetery Bucket List (Ongoing)